A monthly roundup of Gilded Age and Progressive Era news articles and blog posts from around the web.

Piecing together the story of the oldest known government-produced film in the National Archives

The profound impact of Charlie Chaplin

Automobiles and the making of the modern world

A history of poorly paid Minor League Baseball players

Spiritualism and the story of the Fox sisters

Teaching sources covering the Black Freedom Struggle

The 1920s mansion, Mar-a-Lago

How a typhoid case led to an abortion felony, from SHGAPE Blog Editor Dr. Evan Hart

Women football coaches dating back to the 1880s

Singing along to ragtime music

Deconstructing Teddy Roosevelt’s “The Man in the Arena” speech

Reframing the history of the Colfax Massacre

Reimagining historic architecture through Instagram

The life of Lizzie J. Magie, inventor of the Landlord’s Game, the game that became Monopoly

Latinos in Hollywood since the silent film era

Studying disability and the built environment in the classroom

Reimagining gender norms in Red Dead Redemption 2

Suffragist leader Anne Howard Shaw

The divide between parental control and academic freedom

A recap of the Mark Twain Studies Conference

Oppression, the Comstock Act, and the century-long backlash that led to Roe

Black southerners, the right to vote, and key 2022 Senate races

Bessie Beatty, the labor struggle, and woman’s suffrage

The call to loan binoculars to the U.S. Navy during WWI

U.S.-Philippines relations and remembering the dark legacy of colonialism

Casey Jones and America’s railroad workers

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After serving in the United States Navy, Kym pursued her education and true passion of history. Kym taught as an adjunct for six years prior to continuing her education. She is currently a History PhD student and Fellow at the University of Montana, focusing on public health in the Progressive Era.

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